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news, and "cbs this morning." from the broadcast center in new york city, i'm don dahler. captioning funded by cbs it's tuesday, october 15th, 2019. this is the "cbs morning news." calls for a cease-fire. president trump slaps turkey with sanctions as clashes escalate with the kurds. the role vice president mike pence is expected to play in the negotiations. charged with murder. a white former texas police officer is out of jail on bond after killing a black woman in her own home. why the police chief says there's no doubt he acted inappropriately. and the road to 2020 leads the democratic candidates to ohio. we'll break down what to expect from tonight's debate and ain w
buckeye state to be a political weather vane. ♪ good morning from the studio 57 newsroom at cbs headquarters here in new york. i'm arreen as turkey's military offense in northern syria enters its seventh day, president trump is calling for turkey to declare a cease-fire. yesterday mr. trump announced new sanctions against turkey. vice president mike pence will soon head to the region to negotiate an end to the violence as u.s. troops pull back. david martin reports from the pentagon. >> reporter: with turkish forces moving south and russian-backed syrian units advancing north, 1,000 u.s. troops are caught in the middle, looking for the safest way out. joint chiefs chairman general mark millie spoke by phone with the russian chief in an effort to make sure there is no interference with the erhdl
include equipment as well as troops as defense secretary mark esper said to margaret brennan on "face the nation." >> we want to make sure we deflect a pullback of forces, don't want to leave equipment behind. >> reporter: when the withdraw order was issued, u.s. troops were strung out across northern syria from near the iraq border as far west as mambij. the most exposed units are being pulled back to units that can be better defended. an air strip has served as the logistics hub to the now defunct alliance between the u.s. and kurdish fighters in the campaign against isis. if the withdrawal goes according to plan, it will take 15 to 30 days moving out equipment first and then people. prenblam president erdogan. he announced he will impose sanctions on turkey and is fully prepared to destroy turkey's economy.
his republican ally, senator lindsey graham, said congress would pile on with more. >> we're going to break his economy until he stops the bloodshed. >> reporter: senate republican leader mitch mcconnell does not seem impressed, issuing a statement that "i am gravely concerned by recent events in syria and by our nation's apparent response thus far." david martin, cbs news, the pentagon. a white former texas police officer is free on bond this morning after being arrested and charged with murder for shooting a black woman inside her home. on saturday, fort worth police were alerted to atatiana jefferson's house for a welfare check, but body cam video she's officer aaron dean never identified himself. omar villafranca reports. >> reporter: the fort worth police chief said body cam video shows nothing to justify the officer's actions. >> nobody looked at that video and said there's any doubt that
this officer acted inappropriately. >> reporter: officers were initially called to jefferson's house for a welfare check after a neighbor called a nonemergency line. >> the front doors have been open since 10:00. >> reporter: body cam video shows officers responding but never identified themselves. seconds after dean spots jefferson through her window -- >> put your hands up! show me your hands! >> reporter: he fires the fatal shot with her 8-year-old nephew nearby. >> there's no way he could have followed the training. the training could have said go through two open doors, go through a back gate, and look through a window for a wellness check. >> reporter: the city is inviting a group of national experts to review its police policies and practices. >> we value the trust we've had with our community. will continue to build that trust, and we will continue to be as transparent as possible in all police matters. >> reporter: dean resigned from the police force earlier monday before the chief could fire him. the case has also been referred to the fbi for possible civil rights violations.
omar villafranca, cbs news, fort worth, texas. there were explosive allegations made in the impeachment inquiry into president trump. it came in testimony from a former white house adviser -- a former white house adviser. according to "the new york times" fiona hill told investigators that former national security adviser john bolton objected to the pressure campaign on ukraine. hill reportedly said that bolton called rudy giuliani a, quote, hand grenade. hill also reportedly testified that bolton said he was not part of any drug deal cooked up by the u.s. ambassador to the use and chief of staff mick mulvaney. hill was a former adviser on russia. she testified for nine hours. sondland is expected to testify before lawmakers on thursday. and against the backdrop of the impeachment inquiry, democratic hopefuls will face off tonight in what will be the largest presidential debate to date. 12 candidates will take the
stage at otterbein university in westerville, ohio, outside of columbus. danya bacchus is in westerville. what can we expect tonight? >> reporter: good morning, anne-marie. this is going to be a crowded debate, but it's the top three candidates -- joe biden, elizabeth warren, and bernie sanders -- who could face the most intense scrutiny. tonight's democratic debate is the first since congress opened an impeachment inquiry into president trump. >> a scam by the democrats to try and win an election than that they're not going to win in 2020. >> reporter: at the center of the stage, former vice president joe biden who only recently came out in favor of impeachment. >> he's shooting holes in the constitution, and we cannot let him get away with it. >> reporter: next to him, elizabeth warren. the massachusetts senator has jumped ahead of biden in some national polls. >> i am ready to go on offense. debate since vermont senator bernie sanders' heart attack sidelined him for two weeks. >> i'm feeling very well.
i look forward to the debate. >> reporter: tonight's event is as significant as the democrats try to win a state that's voted for the winning candidate in each of the last 14 elections. >> the way that ohio goes is the way the nation has done. >> reporter: an associate professor of political science at otterbein university says the town of westerville is a microcosm of the country. >> everyone wants to know like what's happening in westerville because it gives you a sense. what's going to happen or what's happening in the nation. >> reporter: students here say having a dozen candidates makes it hard for them to hear about the issues. >> each one of them has to make sure that they let everybody know not just their name and where they're from, but how they're going to do best for us as a nation. >> reporter: a cbs news poll shows impeachment is not the most important issue for voters. rather, health care and climate change are at the top. and we will see a new face tonight. billionaire philanthropist tom steyer will make his first appearance. this is also going to be a now-or-never time for candidates who have not yet qualified for the next debate.
anne-marie? >> danya bacchus in westerville, ohio. thank you so much. at least eight people have been reportedly killed in a mass shooting in puerto rico. [ gunfire ] cell phone video captured gunfire in a neighborhood in san juan last night. local media in puerto rico is reporting seven men and one woman died in the shooting. police are investigating. puerto rico's governor is expected to meet today to address security measures on the island. oscar-winning actor cuba gooding jr. is expected in court in new york city on charges. sexual misconduct. gooding was set to go to trial last week for allegedly groping a woman at a manhattan bar in june, but jury selection was postponed after prosecutors taxed on a new charge. that charge is expected to be unsealed in court this morning. today's court appearance comes amid reports three more women claim gooding groped them.
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james spoke to the media for the first time since a tweet by rockets general manager darrell morey. the los angeles lakers star says the tweet could have endangered nba players in china. >> when you're misinformed or not educated about something, and i'm just talking about the tweet itself, you know, you never know what the ramifications that can happen. >> the lakers played in china last week. james said people could have been harmed not just financially but physically, emotionally, and spiritually. chinese companies pulled their sponsorships in a boycott of the nba after the tweet. yesterday james went on social media and said, "my team and this league just went through a difficult week. i think people need to understand what a tweet or statement can do to others, and i believe nobody stopped and considered what would happen. could have waited a week to send it." "the times-picayune" says the hard rock hotel's search for a missing worker continues.
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diane king hall is at the new york stock exchange with that and more. good morning, diane. >> reporter: good morning, anne-marie. earnings season gets in gear today, and all eyes are on the big banks. citigroup, goldman sachs, jpmorgan chase, and wells fargo are among the financial institutions set to release their quarterly report cards today. stocks closed lower monday on fresh worries about a u.s.-china trade deal. the dow lost 29 points. the s&p 500 shed 4, and the nasdaq was down 8 points. this week, leaders for the united auto workers union will be in detroit for an update on its negotiations with general motors. the strike involving more than 46,000 workers is about to hit the one-month mark. both sides have yet to come to an agreement on wages, pensions, and new investments in u.s. factories. nation's largest automaker has caused thousands of additional layoffs. meanwhile, harley davidson has suspended production and deliveries of its first electric motorcycle.
there's a problem with the new bike's charging system. the manufacturer began shipping the live wire electric motorcycle last month. the company hoped to attract a new generation of riders. harley-davidson says a digital test is needed but did not give a timeline for when production would resume. michigan has ended its contract with an investment company that manages pension funds. the state fired fisher investments after controversial comments made by the company's founder and ceo. according to multiple sources, ken fisher made sexually explicit comments. they managed more than $600 million in pensions for michigan. amc theaters is getting into the streaming business. today the company is introducing an on-demand movie service. the new service will offer roughly 2,000 films for sale or rent after the release in fr disney, warnebros., s
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gain flings. seriously good scent our top stories this morning -- president trump says u.s. troops being pulled out of syria will remain in the middle east to prevent an isis resurgence. yesterday president trump called turkey's president to demand an immediate cease-fire. the president announced new sanctions on turkey. a white former police officer has been charged with murder for shooting a black woman in her own home. fort worth police were called to the house on saturday for a welfare check, but body cam video shows officer aaron dean never identified himself when he entered the home. dean has been released on bond. a member of britain's royal family delivered a speech on brexit as negotiations continue. gwen baumgardner has queen elizabeth's message. >> reporter: pomp and pageantry
filled the palace of westminster as queen elizabeth laid out the government's agenda for the upcoming year. >> my government's priority has always been to secure the united kingdom's departure from the european union on the 31st of october. >> reporter: her words written by prime minister boris johnson and his cabinet make brexit a top priority. critics have accused johnson of using the politically neutral monarch for his own political gain. >> my government intends to work toward a new partnership with the european union based on free trade and friendly cooperation. >> reporter: so far the controversial brexit process has been anything but friendly. the queen's speech comes amid ongoing negotiations in brussels. >> a deal is possible, and it's possible this month. may even be possible this week. but we're not there yet. [ cheers ] >> reporter: more than three years after the divisive vote to
leave the e.u., divorce talks are stuck on a key issue -- how to avoid customs checks between u.k.-governed northern ireland and the republic of ireland. as the queen made her way back to buckingham palace, lawmakers continued their race against the clock. with the brexit deadline two weeks away. cbs news, london. coming up, one of the nation's largest car retailers is accused of selling unsafe used cars. anna werner has details. bestselling author john grisham tells us about his novel "the guardians." and first on "cbs this morning," "g.q.'s" jamuki white joined by the "daily show" comedian to talk about moderning masculinity in the wake of the me too era. that's the "cbs this morning." thanks for watching. i'm anne-marie green. have a great day.